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47-1209.Transportation of carcasses of domestic animals and packing house refuse; conditions and limitations. All vehicles used in the transportation upon public highways of the carcasses of any domestic animals or packinghouse refuse, shall conform with the following conditions and limitations:

(1) The carcasses of dead animals or packinghouse refuse, shall be placed in containers or vehicles which are constructed of, or lined with, impervious material, and which do not permit the escape of any liquid;

(2) after original loading, the carcasses of domestic animals shall not be moved from the transporting container or vehicle upon a public highway or in any other place except at the disposal plant, at an authorized substation, or at an authorized place for transfer of carcasses or refuse into line vehicles;

(3) containers and vehicles shall be disinfected each time before leaving a disposal plant, or substation, and the exterior thereof shall be disinfected each time after loading and before entering the public highway, all in conformance with requirements and regulations prescribed by the commissioner;

(4) containers and vehicles used for transporting of carcasses of animals or packinghouse refuse shall not be used for the transportation of live animals except to a licensed disposal plant or the transportation of food or feed for human or livestock consumption until properly cleaned and sterilized.

History: L. 1943, ch. 198, § 9; L. 1969, ch. 266, § 1; July 1.



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